6th Gurkha Rifles Gold Regimental Sweetheart Brooch with Presentation Case.
A superb quality pre-1931 period '6th Gurkha Rifles sweetheart brooch'; jeweller made crossed kukris, "6" resting between the grips, the central point mounted with solitaire blue stone; the reverse impressed "15ct" (pre-1931 15 carat gold). Immaculate condition, contained in what appears to be its original velvet lined fitted leather case with details to the inner lid "Est 1869." "Weir & Sons 96, Grafton St. 1,2 & 3 Wicklow St. Dublin.".
In 1947 the '6th Gurkha Rifles' was transferred to the British Army and in 1960 was redesignated '6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles'.
2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (Sirmoor Rifles) Sweetheart Brooch.
A superb quality Second World War period '2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles sweetheart brooch', unmarked British jeweller made Crowned 'ERI' cypher of King Edward VII set above crossed kukris, the grips enhanced with black enamel the Crown in red. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch in good working order, enamel perfect.
8th Gurkha Rifles, Platinum, Gold & Diamond Regimental Brooch.
A splendid rare pre 1931 '8th Gurkha Rifles regimental brooch', finely made platinum fronted crossed kukris with black enamel handles, an "8" resting between the blades; set with thirty eight diamonds and mounted on a very long slender bar, the reverse impressed "15c" (15 carat gold) and "Plat" (platinum). Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings incorporating a safety catch, ring to accommodate a safety chain. Complete with all stones. An exceptionally rare eye catching brooch.
Originally raised in 1824 as part of the East India Company (HEIC). It served with distinction throughout the 19th century, WW1 and WW2. After India gained independence in 1947, the regiment transferred from the Crown to the new Indian Army as the '8th Gorkha Rifles' and continues its fine record of service to the present day.
Code: 12801Price: 1500.00 GBP
Queen's Gurkha Engineers Silver Regimental Sweetheart Brooch by Garrard & Co London. .
A fine quality rare 'Queen's Gurkha Engineers sweetheart brooch', crossed kukris surmounted by an 'Royal Engineer grenade' with 'Ubique' scroll across the handles, the reverse impressed 'Silver" and with maker's details "G&CoLd" in trefoil (Garrard & Co London) the Crown Jewellers. Very good condition.
Queen's Gurkha Engineers formed in 1952.
Code: 12498Price: 220.00 GBP
WW2 10th Gurkha Rifles Regimental Sweetheart Brooch, Personalised.
A good quality rare Wartime personalised Gurkha sweetheart brooch, the reverse inscribed "To Joan from Jim X-mas 1943". Very good condition.
King George's Own 1st Gurkha Rifles Regimental Sweetheart Brooch.
A good quality scarce First World War period small unmarked Gurkha sweetheart brooch. Very good condition, original pin fittings.
4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles, Regimental Sweetheart Brooch.
A very fine quality unmarked brooch, made in two parts by a Jeweller, enhanced with green enamel to the Prince of Wales plumes "Ich Dien" scroll and black enamel to the handles of the crossed kukris. Very good condition, original pin fittings incorporating safety roller catch, no damage to the enamel.
Gurkha Kukri Knife, 15 ct Gold Regimental Sweetheart Brooch.
A very fine quality English made pre 1932 kukri sweetheart brooch, symbol of the Gurkha Regiments, the reverse impressed "15ct" (15 carat gold) and with maker's details "H & Co" (Howard & Co). Very good condition, original pin fittings.
Code: 11945Price: 160.00 GBP
6th Gurkha Rifles Silver Regimental Sweetheart Brooch.
A good quality circa 1930's rhodium plated silver and enamel brooch, the reverse impressed "Orr Silv". Good condition, original pin fittings incorporating safety catch, very minor service wear to the enamel.
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